San Joaquin County Environmental Horticulture
San Joaquin County Environmental Horticulture
San Joaquin County Environmental Horticulture
University of California
San Joaquin County Environmental Horticulture

Why Hire a GREEN GARDENER?

You will be working with a professional who has invested their own time and money to learn from experts the most current landscape sustainability principles and practices. 

  1. UCD Terrace native
    Landscape irrigation efficiency
    • saving you on your water bill
    • improving the health of your garden
    • preventing polluted runoff
  2. Promoting healthy soil for healthy plants
    • sustainable fertilization practices
    • organic mulches to retain moisture and protect roots
  3. Regionally appropriate plant selection
    • selecting low-water-use plants
    • choosing the right plant for the right place
  4. Reducing your green waste to the landfill
    • compost on site
    • use your own clippings for mulch and fertilizer
  5. Integrated pest management
    • protecting YOU, YOUR FAMILY, & YOUR PETS
    • preventing pest pressures with cultural practices
    • using the least toxic chemical materials when necessary
  6. Proper planting for trees and shrubs
  7. Best turf grass management practices

When you hire a GREEN GARDENER you're investing in the future of your garden and the environment!  See the list of Qualified GREEN GARDENERS under that tab above.

Supported by San Joaquin County Solid Waste Division of Public Works.

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